The World Comes to the Valley

Rajeev Deshpande

A major international event like the G20 meeting in Srinagar showcases Kashmir’s changing reality and acts as a diplomatic snub to Pakistan

The Union’s Symbol

Kashmir’s tryst with the Tricolour

Enchantments of Memory

Kashmir is a parable about how paradise becomes something different to every neighbour

Syama Prasad Mookerjee: The One Who Saw the Future

More than sixty years after his death, Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s position on Kashmir has been vindicated and his critique of the Nehruvian order is redefining the idea of Indian nationhood

Shiv Kumar Sharma (1938-2022): The Sound of Kashmir

The santoor maestro epitomises the dictum that music has no religion

Higher Reality

An eight-day trek along the great lakes of Kashmir culminating in the sacred mountain of Harmukh is a physical and spiritual experience

Mountbatten’s Hidden Agenda

When Kashmir was a pawn in Britain’s quest to join the nuclear club

Safe Distance?

There is now speculation that Nitish Kumar is again planning to change his political alignment and laying the ground to distance himself from BJP for the 2024 General Election.

The Usual Suspects

What the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan means for terrorism in India


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